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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

November 10-16 • November 17-23November 24-30

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THURSDAY

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SATURDAY

10

 

MUSIC

 

Church of St. John in the Wilderness • Winds in the Wilderness: “Baroque in Many Moods” • 3 pm • 261 Rte. 344, Copake Falls, NY

 

Simon’s Rock • Faculty Concert: Hancock & Wallach • 3 pm • Kellogg Music Center

 

Burnt Hills Oratorio Society • “Brahms’ Requiem: Solace for Humanity,” w/soloists from Opera Saratoga • 4 pm • At Spa Little Theater • www.bhos.us

 

Bridge Street Theatre • “River of Dreams” by Frank Cuthbert • 2 & 4 pm • Mainstage • Tix: https://dreams.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006

 

Copake Grange • “The Big Lift” • 1948 Berlin Airlift from 2 Air force Sergeants • 4-6 pm

 

Close Encounters w/ Music • Melinda Haas, Musician & Author: “Three Gentlemen of Vienna—Beethoven, Schubert and Mahler” • 3 pm • www.cewm.org • The Seven Hills Inn, Lenox, MA

 

FILM

 

Images Cinema • “Becoming Nobody” • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Norman Rockwell Museum• ‘Finding Home: Four Artists’ Journeys’ • Conv. & Cont. Brunch • 11 am-12:30 pm

 

Berksh. Jewish Fed. • Middle East Update 2019: K. M. Pollack • 2 pm • Free, open • At Shakespeare & Co. • Info: (413) 442-4360 x 10

 

Northshire (Manchester) & Manch. Comm. Lib. • Kate Esme Unver w/ “The Book of Mini: Inside the Big World of Tiny Things” • 2 pm

 

Hudson Hall • Eugenia Zuckerman: “Like Falling Through a Cloud” book launch • 3-5 pm


Fish Creek Rod & Gun Club • Monthly Breakfast • 8-11 am • Info: 518-695-3917

 

Saratoga Health & Wellness • Dharma Meditation w/ Pierre Zimmerman • 9-10:15 am • By donation • Drop-ins welcome • 538 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Rooted in Place: Ecological Gardening Symp. • 9 am-5 pm • At Berkshire School, Sheffield, MA • Reg by Nov. 3 • 413-357-4657

 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts • Make & Take Fundraiser • 12-3 pm


Bennington College • Holiday Makers’ Market • 1-4pm • At Robert Frost Stone House Museum, 121 Hist. Rte. 7A, Shaftsbury, VT • frosthouse@bennington.edu • 802-447-6200


Saratoga Arts • “Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone Photography” with Jennifer Duke Anstey • 1-5 pm

 

Connections • “Bringing the Sacred into Everyday Life” • 2-5 pm • Arlington Comm. House, 3854 Main St., Arlington, VT • Info: teresaking1@live.com
Club Helsinki • Book Launch Party: Malcolm Nance w/“The Plot to Betray America” • 7 pm

 

 

 

 

11

 

FILM

 

 

Tang • Joshua Mosley Animations Screening & Talk • 7 pm

 

MISC.

 

Berksh. Jewish Fed. • “In the Shadow of Two Great Hills: Literature of the Berkshires, Session One,” with Prof. Michael Hoberman • 10:45 am • Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Rd., Pittsfield, MA • Info: 413-442-4360 x 10 • Adv res req’d for noon lunch 413-442-2200

 

Northshire (Manchester) • Women Read • 6 pm

Bennington College • Climate Change & the American South – Conv. w/ Megan Mayhew Bergman • 7-8:30 pm • capa@bennington.edu • 802-447-4267

 

World Awareness Children’s Museum • Veteran’s Day Luminary Craft • 11 am-12 pm

 

 


 

 

TUESDAY
12

 

MUSIC


Club Helsinki • Open Mic w/Cameron, Ryder & Friends • Sign-up 6 pm, Show 7-11 pm

 

Troy Music Hall • Patty Griffin w/Rose Cousins • 7:30 pm

 

 

FILM

 

Images Cinema • “Negotiating with Nature” • 5 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Saratoga) • Story time w/Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi & “I’m Worried” • 10:30 am

 

Mead Art Museum • Perf. & lect. by Percussionist Justin Alexander • 1-2:20 pm • Free, open

Tang • Single-object tour led by Jess Lincoln ’20 • 4 pm

 

Sanctuary for Independent Media • Health Autonomy Clinic: Session I • 4-8 pm

 

Clark Art Institute • Kirsten Scheid’s “Curating ‘Jerusalem Actual & Possible:’ Political Lessons from a non-Euclidean City” • 5:30 pm • Free • Manton Research Center

 

Bennington College • Candice Hopkins on art & indigeneity • 7-8:30 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall • Contact: VALS • lhurley@bennington.edu • 802-440-4547

 

Simon’s Rock • “Neural Signature of Monogamous Reunion” by Dr. Zoe Donaldson • 7:15 pm • Fisher Science Ctr

 

The Yoga Place • Qigong w/ Tracy Purdy Martin • 5:30-6:30 pm

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Backyard Beekeepers • 6 pm • Free

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Full Moon Hike • 6-8 pm • Beg. • Res req’d 24 hrs in adv • Meet/pay at park office

 

Home Made Theater • Open Auditions for “Dial M for Murder” • 6:30-8:30 pm • Spa Little Theater • Info: 518-587-4427 or www.HomeMadeTheater.org

Soc. American Magicians, Assembly #24 • 7:30 pm • SW Pitts Hose Co of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Rd., Latham, NY • www.sam24.synthasite.com


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MUSIC


Fibhorn Gallery • The Vanished Chest of Viols • 7-8 pm • 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, NY

 

Mead Art Museum • The Sounds of Stonewall • 7-8 pm

Williams College • Bernhard Music Ctr • Black Art Jazz Collective • 7:30 pm • Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

 

DANCE

 

The Foundry • Morning Raves • Dance to start your day • 8-9 am

 

FILM

 

Bennington College • “Amuse-bouche: Small Bites of French Silent Film Comedy & Media Archeology” by Elyse Singer • vjorgensen@bennington.edu • 802-440-4376

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • “An Evening with Norman Kennedy” • 8-9:30 pm • Deane Carriage Barn • ginadeibel@bennington.edu • 802-440-4510

 

Hyde Collection • “Words on Nature” interactive writing workshop with Johannah Davies Spero • 10:30 am-12 pm • RSVP: 518-792-1761 x 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org

 

One Roof Saratoga • Cancer Support Group w/ Pierre Zimmerman • 12 pm • Free, open • Pre-reg. req’d: 413-992-7012 • At Saratoga Hospital, 211 Church St.

 

Saratoga Arts • Annual Soiree, honoring Ambassador of the Arts: Hudson Headwaters Health Network • 5:30-8:30 pm • Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY • Info: 518-584-4132 or jreed@saratoga-arts.org • Tix at www.saratoga-arts.org

Hubbard Hall • Breaking Bread Potluck • 6-8 pm • At Round House Bakery Café

 

Home Made Theater • Open Auditions: “Dial M for Murder” • 6:30-8 pm • Spa Little Theater • Info: 518-587-4427 or www.HomeMadeTheater.org

 

 


 

THURSDAY

14

 

MUSIC


Folklife Center • Winter Bluegrass Jam w/Alan Epstein • 6:30-8:30 pm • All welcome, pickers & listeners • Community Room

Calvin Theatre • Dark Star Orchestra • 8 pm

 

MASS MoCA • The New Pornographers with Parsonsfield • 8 pm • Hunter Center

 

SPAC • Live at the Jazz Bar: Latin Night! with Alta Havana • Lessons 7-8 pm, music 8-10 pm • Free • Hall of Springs, 108 Ave. of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY

 

The Foundry • Open Mic • Sign-up 6 pm, show 7-10 pm

Bridge Street Theatre • “JAMOT: Just a Matter of Time” • 7:30 pm • Mainstage • Tix: https://jamot.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006

Comedy Garage • Jared Goldstein • 7:30 pm • The Colonial Theatre

 

FILM

 

Mead Art Museum • Stonewall Comm. Keynote: Artist Talk & Screenings w/ Tourmaline • 5-6 pm, screenings 6-7:15 pm • Stirn Aud.

 

Mahaiwe • Bette Davis mini film fest: “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” (1962) • 7 pm

 

Saratoga Film Forum • “The Biggest Little Farm” • Box office 7 pm, screening 7:30 pm • Spring Street Gallery

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Saratoga) • Yaddo Presents Joseph Caldwell w/“In the Shadow of the Bridge” • 6 pm

 

Manchester Comm. Lib. • Phillip Ackerman-Leist w/“Pesticide-Free Communities—What in the World is Happening?” • Refreshments 6:30, talk 7 pm • Free, open

 

Battenkill Books • Matthew Rozell • 7 pm

 

Greenwich Free Lib. • “Long Term Care, Supplemental Trusts & Medicaid Planning” by NY State Legal Services Initiative • 6-7:30 pm

 

Simon’s Rock • Poetry & Fiction: Javier Zamora w/ “Unaccompanied” • 7 pm • Blodgett House

 

Saratoga Arts • “Wet on Wet Watercolors” w/ Irene Radicchi • 9 am-12 pm • Reg. req’d

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Res req’d 24 hrs in adv • Meet/pay at park office

• Red Oak Ridge Hike • 10 am-12 pm • Mod., 2.5 mi RT • Bring water
• Moreau Overlook Loop Hike • 1-4 pm • Exp., 2+ mi • Bring water, snack/lunch

 

The Georgi • “Glory Days – An Era of Industry” • 4-7 pm

 

The Yoga Place • NEW - Kripalu Yoga w/ Claudia Mullaney • 5:30-6:30 pm

 

Chapman Museum • “A Finer Experience,” excl. wine/food fundraiser affil. w/ “Wine & Chocolate” (Nov. 15) • 6-8 pm • At: Seasoned, 14 Hudson Ave., Glens Falls, NY • Limited, adv. res required: Chapman Museum or (518) 793-2826

 

Foster Sheep Farm • Loom Class: Double Heddle Dish Towels, Part I • 6:30-9 pm • Res: fostersheepfarm@gmail.com or 518-338-6679 • 460 W. River Rd., Schuylerville, NY


 

 

15

 

MUSIC


The Park Theater • Svetlana & The Delancey Four Band • 7:30 pm

Williams College • Berkshire Symphony • 7:30 pm • Chapin Hall

 

DANCE

 

Dewey Hall • Swing Dance w/ The Lucky 5 • Beg lesson 7:30 pm, music 8:30 pm

 

The Yoga Place • Bennington Community Dance Circle Gathering • 7-8:30 pm

 

Troy Barn Dance Experience, w/ Paul Rosenberg & music by Helderberg Trio • Traditional roots dancing & caller-led figures • 7:15-9:30 pm • YWCA, 21 1st St., Troy, NY • www.homespun.biz

 

The Colonial • Russian Ballet Theatre: “Swan Lake” • 7:30 pm

Bennington College • Martha Hill Dance Concert • 8-9:30 pm • VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater • lhurley@bennington.edu • 802-440-4547

 

THEATER

 

Hubbard Hall • “Faith Healer” by Brian Friel, perf. by The Little Terrible Theatre of Cork • 7:30 pm

 

Venable Theater • “Sweet Charity” • 8-9:30 pm • Venable Hall

 

FILM

 

Bridge Street Theatre • “JAMOT: Just a Matter of Time” • 7:30 pm • Mainstage • Tix: https://jamot.brownpapertickets.com or 800-838-3006

 

Saratoga Film Forum • “The Biggest Little Farm” • Box office 7 pm, screening 7:30 pm • Spring Street Gallery

 

 

MISC.

 

Sanctuary for Independent Media • Strategies of Appropriation w/Penny Lane; “Hail Satan” • 4:30-6 pm

 

 

Williams College • Bernhard Music Ctr.: Pre-Concert Talk – Berkshire Symphony • 6:45 pm • Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

 

Northshire
• Saratoga: Eric Schnitzer w/“Don Troiani’s Campaign to Saratoga – 1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, & Historical Narrative” • 7 pm
• Manchester: Chris Bohjalian w/“A Night of One Act Plays” • 7:30 pm

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Mud Pond Hike • 10 am-12 pm • Beg., 2.5 mi RT • Res req’d 24 hrs in adv • Meet/pay at park office

 

William Cullen Bryant Homestead • Pre-season Kick Off at Notchview! • 5:30-7 pm • Free • Info: 413-684-0148 or acaluori@thetrustees.org

 

Chapman Museum • Wine & Chocolate Tasting, incld. silent auction • 5:30-8 pm • Queensbury Hotel • Tix: Chapman Museum or www.chapmanMuseum.org or 518-793-2826


 

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

MUSIC


Taconic Junior Ensemble • Super Saturday Family Concert • 10:30-11:30 am • At Manchester Comm. Lib. • taconicmusic.org

 

Williams College • Williams Gospel Choir: “Rain on Us” • 4 pm • Chapin Hall

 

Cohoes Music Hall • North Mississippi Allstars • Doors 7, music 8 pm • Tix: guthriebellproductions.com • thecohoesmusichall.org • 55 Remsen St., Cohoes, NY

 

Hudson Hall • Catskill Jazz Factory: Steven Feifke Big Band – Standards Old, New & Blue • 7-9 pm

 

Club Helsinki • Live on Stage! The One and Only Chita Rivera • 7 & 9:30 pm

 

Academy of Music Theatre • Young@Heart Chorus Goes Classical w/ Springfield Symphony Orchestra & members of SciTech Band • 7:30 pm • Tix: 413-584-9032 x 105 or https://www.aomtheatre.com/event/youngheart-in-concert/ • 274 Main St., Northampton, MA

 

The Colonial • Pittsfield Rotary Foundation: The Elvis & Orbison Show–A Celebration of the Legends • 7:30 pm

 

Tannery Pond Community Center • Durham County Poets in Concert • 7:30-9:30 pm

 

The Linda • WEXT presents “Nobody’s Girl” & “Goodnight Moonshine” • 8 pm

 

MASS MoCA • Sundance Institute Theatre Lab: Shaina Taub • 8 pm • Club B10

 

Paramount Theatre • Postmodern Jukebox • 8 pm

 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts • Bill Staines • 8 pm

 

DANCE

 

The Park Theater • The Body Barre Dance Studio – Barrelesque • 7:30 pm

 

Lenox Contra Dance • “The Gaslight Tinkers” • Intro 7:45 pm, dance 8-11 pm • Lenox Comm. Cntr, 65 Walker St. • lenoxcontradance.org

 

Bennington College • Martha Hill Dance Concert • 8-9:30 pm • VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater • lhurley@bennington.edu • 802-440-4547

 

THEATER

 

Venable Theater • “Sweet Charity” • 2-3:30 & 8-9:30 pm • Venable Hall

 

Bridge Street Theatre • “JAMOT: Just a Matter of Time” • 7:30 pm • Mainstage

Hubbard Hall • “Faith Healer” by Brian Friel, perf. by The Little Terrible Theatre of Cork • 7:30 pm

 

Troy Music Hall • Kreeps with Kids • 8 pm

 

FILM

 

The Left Bank • “AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda” • 7 pm • Free • 5 Bank St., Bennington, VT • 802-442-4311

 

Mahaiwe • Bette Davis mini film fest: “The Whales of August” (1987, PG) • 7 pm

 

Saratoga Film Forum • “The Biggest Little Farm” • Box office 7 pm, screening 7:30 pm • Spring Street Gallery

 

MISC.

 

Chatham Bookstore • Poetry reading w/ Patty Crane & David Giannini • 5-7 pm • Conversation w/ Thomas Chulak, Q&A after reading

Northshire (Manchester) • “Famous Father Girl,” w/ Jamie Bernstein • 6 pm

 

Clark Art Institute • 5th Annual Berkshire Natural History Conference • 9 am-4 pm • www.berkshirecc.edu/bnhc • 413-236-4502

 

Tang • Futuristic Environments activity • 2 pm • Inspired by “Beauty and Bite” exhibit

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Heritage New England Cooking • 10 am-1 pm • Teaching Kitchen • Pre-reg. recommended • Walk-ins ok, space permitting

 

Upstate Model Railroaders Club • Train Hobby & Craft Show • 10 am-4 pm • at Chase Sports Expo, 22 Hudson Falls Rd., South Glens Falls, NY • upstatemodelrailroaders.com or 518-832-3511

 

Hyde Collection • Mixed Media Mashup class • 10:30 am-1 pm • Reg: 518-792-1761 x 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org

 

Historic Salem Courthouse • “Christmas in November” Sale fundraiser • 10 am - 2 pm

 

Foster Sheep Farm • Learn to Knit 2: Purl Stitch • 11 am – 12 pm • 518-338-6679 • 460 W. River Rd., Schuylerville

 

Mead Art Museum • Close Looks w/ student educators • 12-12:30 pm

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Woven Ornament-Making • 1-4 pm • Ages 14+ • Pre-reg required: hancockshakervillage.org or 413-443-0188

 

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon • Donor Appreciation Cocktail Party • 4-6 pm • Res. & location info: 518-794-9100 or programs@shakerml.org

 

Roeliff Jansen Comm. Lib. • “It’s Chili!” Dinner • 5-7 pm • At Copake Grange